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  • n. Someone on a payroll; someone who earn a salary.

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Examples

  • Witnesses suggested that she was essentially a ghost payroller at the development firm headed by convicted fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko, who funneled tens of thousands of dollars to Patti Blagojevich for doing next to nothing.

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  • Patti Blagojevich was a ghost payroller of Rezmar, a Rezko real estate company, as early as 2003.

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  • In fact, Patti Blagojevich went to work at Rezko's office so little, her husband worried she might be seen as a ghost payroller.

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  • Witnesses suggested that she was essentially a ghost payroller at the development firm headed by convicted fundraiser

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  • Any CIA payroller ordered to bash a man's head against a wall could have refused and resigned.

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  • In the 1996 Democratic Senatorial primary, Dick Durbin accused Pat Quinn of being a ghost payroller for Dan Walker -

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  • Mayor Richard Daley said Tuesday that he did not know until last week that a former alderman had repaid the city $91,000 he had obtained as a ghost payroller on three City Council committees, including the Finance Committee led by Ald. Edward Burke (14th).

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  • And the very day the issue finally surfaces in the New York Times, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin starts talking about Chicago's home grown terrorist turned state payroller.

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  • If the payroller had a blue-collar job and could not afford a Cadillac, he still was expected to buy his toasters and other household items at McBroom's hardware store.

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  • Sometimes McBroom would have a new car driven to the mental hospital to persuade the favored payroller that it was time to trade up.

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